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I Did The Right Thing To Annul June 12 Election - Babangida

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The former military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, popularly called IBB, has disclosed that he did the right thing to annul the June 12, 1993 presidential's election, generally assumed to have been won by the popular industrialist and businessman, late Chief Moshood Kashimawoo Olawale Abiola (MKO).

According to Channels Tv, the former disclosed this while responding to an interview in a programme featuring on Channel Tv, titled Newslight, aired on Monday. He said the decision he took was in the best interest of the country.

" It is a decision we took. I had to take that decision. I did that to the best of my knowledge, in the interest of the country," said Babangida.

The former President who has just celebrated his 80-year birthday said further " I did the right thing (to annul the June 12, 1993 Election). I can sit back and say some of the things I said manifested after I had left. We had coup and that coup lasted for five years."

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The June 12, 1993 presidential's election which was claimed to be the freest and fairest election as far as the history of election is concerned in Nigeria, won by the late Chief MKO Abiola.

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